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For 5 Days, Surf Ad Took Over Parent’s Home Page
Summer’s here, and Nike Inc. made sure everyone is aware of boardshorts made by its subsidiary, Hurley International LLC.
Three Ventures Involve Cloud, Set-Tops, Ultra HD
Irvine-based Broadcom Corp., which is set to be acquired for $37 billion by Avago Technologies Ltd., is making a big push in China through strategic partnerships with some of the country’s most influential players.
John Wayne Airport booked a nearly 5% increase in passengers and a 1% increase in commercial airline flights in May 2015, compared with the same month last year.
Hyundai Motor America Inc. in Fountain Valley said it has become an official automotive sponsor of the National Football League.
Walt Disney Co. is proposing a $1 billion expansion at its Disneyland theme park in Anaheim that would include new attractions, parking and other infrastructure improvements – and it wants a tax break in exchange.
The Anaheim/Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau has changed its name to Visit Anaheim.
A crowd of more than 800 attended the Business Journal’s 21st Annual Women in Business Awards, where cosmetics entrepreneur Toni Ko delivered a keynote address that challenged female entrepreneurs to redefine the benchmarks of success in their professional and personal lives.
Irvine-based WPT Enterprises Inc., which runs the World Poker Tour, has been acquired for $35 million by one of China’s largest gaming companies.
Founders of the Column Five Inc. ad agency said they have secured $2.15 million in seed money to grow their side endeavor, Visage Inc. in Irvine.
Advantage Sales and Marketing LLC said it has made an investment in Smollan Group in Johannesburg, South Africa, on undisclosed terms.
Irvine-based video game designer Ready at Dawn will be among the first companies to partner with Oculus VR Inc. on new gaming titles for the highly anticipated Oculus Rift headset that was unveiled today in San Francisco.
Newport Beach-based Preferred Hotels & Resorts promoted four people to a senior executive team, which includes three new positions.
Donation to Smithsonian Recognizes ‘Critical’ Tool of Finance Industry
Bill Gross didn’t invent the Bloomberg terminal.
Jinsong Ni isn’t too worried about the pink slip he got from Allergan last week, perhaps because he has a PhD in chemistry and years of experience on the nonclinical side of the drugmaker’s R&D—the sort of early-stage investments it pledged to cut at its Irvine HQ amid a hostile takeover bid by Valeant last year.
MEDIA: Former workforce, advertisers up for grabs
Competitors are extending welcome mats to clients once loyal to PennySaver USA LLC and its former sales staff, as the free Brea-based weekly ad publication wraps up its fate in bankruptcy court.